Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

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8 Female Directors Who Are Crushing It At the NFB

With the current conversations surrounding the abysmal under-representation of female directors in Hollywood we’ve decided to highlight the fantastic history and confidence the NFB has, and continues to have, with female directors.

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Staff Picks 2015 | Watch Our Fave Free Films of the Year

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With 2015 coming to a close, we compiled our annual Staff pick list! Brush up on the recently added, free films now available on NFB.ca!

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Teaching Canadian identity, nationhood, and media literacy with Shameless Propaganda

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Discover the NFB’s WWII-era propaganda effort, and get ideas for teaching about Canadian identity and nationhood to secondary students.

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Amy Winehouse, Nick Cave, Alice Cooper… Watch 5 Docs on Outstanding Musicians

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Watch 5 films about musicians you love with these 5 tell-all docs on Amy Winehouse, Nick Cave, Alice Cooper, Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and Pussy Riot.

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BOO! Download 5 Halloween Films for $0.99 each!

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For those of you who go all out scary on All Hallows’ Eve, we have 5 spooky films to supplement your Halloween horror watch list. Best treat of all, you can download them for only $0.99 each!

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Download films about food for $0.99!

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Celebrate Thanksgiving by popping on your stretchiest pair of pants and downloading 5 films about food for just $0.99 each!

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Limited Time Only! Rent Unbranded on NFB.ca

Until October 6th, rent Unbranded, a doc about 4 men who rode 16 wild horses from Mexico to Canada in a 3,000 miles epic journey.

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Rent and download films for just $0.99!

Films

With TIFF 2015 coming to a close, rent or download films from past TIFF editions for just $0.99!

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The Kindness of Strangers | Discover 3 New Films on Extraordinary People

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Check out these 3 films featuring individuals with big hearts who lived ordinary lives until they found greater self-purpose.

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The Destroyer of Worlds: A Brief History of Nuclear Weapons

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August 6 and 9, 2015, mark the 70th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Commemorate the events with 3 films that explore the history of nuclear weapons.

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A Tale of Cannibalism | Watch Passage on NFB.ca

Passage (2008) presents a tragic, disturbing tale about a crew who, faced with the inescapable fate of dying of hunger, committed acts of cannibalism. Englishman eating Englishman?! Impossible, you might say. Unthinkable! But… is it?

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Music of the NFB | Discover A Vintage Vinyl

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In 1977, the NFB released an unusual item given its mandate and the nature of its activities: a vinyl record. Simply titled Musiques de l’O.N.F./Music of the N.F.B.: Volume 1, this double LP was produced in order to showcase the musical qualities of certain NFB productions.

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